Kerala based Malabar Gold & Diamonds has won the prestigious ‘Global Retailer of the Year Award‘ at the Kerala Jewellery Awards. The event was conducted as part of the Kerala International Jewellery Fair by All Kerala Gold & Silver Merchants Association (AKGSMA) in collaboration with United Exhibitions.
A K Nishad, Executive Director, Malabar Group received the award from renowned actress Anu Sitara. Notable attendees at the event included Abdul Nazar, Vice Chairman, AKGSMA, K. Surendran, General Secretary, Premanand, Treasurer, Rajender Jain, Managing Director, SVAR Magazine and VK Manoj, Project Director, United Exhibitions.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds was established in 1993 and is the flagship company of Malabar Group, a leading diversified Indian business conglomerate.
With an annual turnover of approximately Rs. 42,000 Cr (USD 5.2 bn), the company currently ranks as the 6th largest jewellery retailer globally and has a retail network of over 320 outlets spread across 11 countries.
The company also has multiple offices, design centers, wholesale units and factories spread across India, UK, Middle East, Far East & USA.
The group, owned by more than 4,000 shareholders, has more than 18,500 professionals from over 26 countries working towards its continued success. Malabar Gold & Diamonds also features an online store providing customers the opportunity to purchase their favourite jewellery at any time and on any day from the comfort of their homes.
ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) has been the primary commitment of the group since its inception.
The key ESG focus area of Malabar Group are Health, Housing, Hunger Free World, Education, Environment and Women empowerment. Integrating the principles of responsibility and sustainability into its core business, Malabar Group periodically strengthens its ESG goals to remain a socially conscious and responsible organization.